Funny People

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    Sherlock221bposted 8 years ago

    Some people seem to have funny bones, and naturally find themselves working in the comedy entertainment business.  At the moment, I am discovering the comedy genius of Bea Arthur, who had the ability to say more with one look, than many comedians do with even the most fabulous scripts.

    Who amongst the comedians from past or present always has the ability to make you laugh, no matter what they are appearing in?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xW8Gj_gF … re=related

    1. Daffy Duck profile image60
      Daffy Duckposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Leslie Neilson.  He's funny as hell.

      1. Uninvited Writer profile image81
        Uninvited Writerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Yes he was.

    2. RoryColgan profile image60
      RoryColganposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      The youtube post has been removed.  Thanks though!

  2. Cagsil profile image77
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    My favorite all-time comedian is George Carlin. There was no one better. smile

    1. RoryColgan profile image60
      RoryColganposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Have you ever heard of Mitch Headburn?  He's no longer living but there are some really great youtube videos of him.

  3. wilderness profile image95
    wildernessposted 8 years ago

    Children can be the best of all.

    A while back my son and family were visiting and someone made a comment I didn't find funny and didn't laugh at.  On the way home that night my son and his wife were talking and decided my funny bone must be broken.

    Days later, out of the blue, my 7 year old grandson asked if I had ever been in the army.  When asked why he wanted to know he wondered aloud, in all seriousness, if that might have been where I had broken my funny bone.

    That one I laughed long and hard at!

  4. RooBee profile image90
    RooBeeposted 8 years ago

    Agreed on the George Carlin front. Most definitely.

    I love Robin Williams - much more so when allowed to be himself rather than having to follow a script, of course!

  5. Stacie L profile image92
    Stacie Lposted 8 years ago

    I liked Bea Arthur as well.She had a dead pan kind of humor.
    There are all types of humor and comedians.
    serious ones like Lenny Bruce.Richard Pryor, or George Carlin fit one type of audience;those who have a message about social injustices
    Slap stick humor was popular that Milton Beryl,Red Buttons and Jim Carry perform.
    Betty White has a god sense of humor and pretends to not know that she is funny..

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      Sherlock221bposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Never heard of Lenny Bruce or George Carlin, I will have to check out Youtube, there's bound to be something on there.

      I like Betty White too, the last of the Golden Girls.  As Rose, she reminded me so much of my grandmother.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2Wpvrno … re=related

      1. Stacie L profile image92
        Stacie Lposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        you must be very young! LOL
        why not tell other readers something about yourself on the profile page?
        where else do you write, what subjects you write about,etc.

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          Sherlock221bposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I like to tell myself that I am young, although the scientists who have been attempting to carbon date me would no doubt disagree.  And I have reached that age when I have to decide whether to try and hide my eye bags or make a feature out of them with a spot of glitter.

      2. Uninvited Writer profile image81
        Uninvited Writerposted 8 years agoin reply to this
  6. R.S. Hutchinson profile image78
    R.S. Hutchinsonposted 8 years ago

    Up and comer Bo Burham... he is a VERY good wordsmith. And he understands the essence of words, the power of words, thinking, Comedy and Art.

    He mentions Carlin in this snippet:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eo9pU1q8sy8

  7. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    George Carlin
    Bill Cosby - this is my favourite Cosby bit
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBqY6cJD3CE

    Louis Black
    Robin Williams
    Howie Mandell
    Rita Rudner

  8. Jonathan Janco profile image61
    Jonathan Jancoposted 8 years ago

    I would add Bill Hicks. Definitely a messiah among the lesser known comedians.

  9. Lisa HW profile image60
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    Jim Gaffigan
    Dimitri Martin
    (still) Jerry Seinfeld

  10. Stacie L profile image92
    Stacie Lposted 8 years ago

    well i guess Sherlock221b has enough information for a hub! LOL wink

 
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